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Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall

JAPN 4791-99. Special Topics in Japanese Language, Culture or Literature. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

JAPN 1010 - Elementary Japanese I (3)
Basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture.

JAPN 1020 - Elementary Japanese II (3)
Further development of basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 1010, or equivalent.

JAPN 2010 - Intermediate Japanese I (3)
Continued development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 1020, or equivalent.

JAPN 2020 - Intermediate Japanese II (3)
Expansion of Japanese skills with more extensive listening comprehension practice and readings. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 2010, or equivalent.

JAPN 3301 - Conversation/Composition I (3)
PREREQUISITE: JAPN 2020, or equivalent.

JAPN 3302 - Conversation/Composition II (3)
PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3301, or equivalent.

JAPN 3401 - Intro to Japanese Literature (3)
Japanese literature and culture through a selection of important literary works written since 1900. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3301, or equivalent.

JAPN 3402 - Readings/JAPN Culture (3)
Continued development of cultural competencies and language skills for professional purposes through a wide range of primary reading materials such as newspaper articles, comic books, biographies, and essays. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3301 or permission of instructor.

JAPN 3900 - Japan Culture/Society (3-6)
Intensive language and culture course; travel to Japanese speaking country required. PREREQUISITE: permission of study abroad director.

JAPN 4401 - Advanced Japanese I (3)
Advanced development of language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and cultural knowledge. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3302 or permission of instructor.

JAPN 4402 - Advanced Japanese II (3)
Continuation of JAPN 4401. Further development of advanced language and cultural skills. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 4401 or permission of instructor.

JAPN 4501 - Japanese Linguistics (3)
Theory and hands-on data analysis in various aspects of Japanese linguistics, including syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3301, 3302, or permission of instructor.

JAPN 4701 - Japn/Professional Purpose I (3)
PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3302 or permission of instructor.

JAPN 4702 - Japn/Professional Purposes II (3)
PREREQUISITE: JAPN 3302 or permission of instructor.

JAPN 4780 - Individual Study in Japanese (3)
Directed individual study in selected area of Japanese chosen in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

JAPN 4791 - Into Japanese Writing Sys (3)
Characteristics of the Japanese writing system and their communicative functions in contemporary Japanese.